Orange County District Attorney
The Orange County district attorney’s office has formed a special committee to review its use of jailhouse informants following misconduct allegations that have sidetracked some criminal cases.
James Toledano, 70, Newport Beach, was found guilty by a jury Nov. 26, 2014, of one felony count of conspiracy to commit a crime and one felony count of attempted extortion by threat.
The state Attorney General’s Office said Friday it would appeal a judge’s decision removing the Orange County District Attorney’s Office from the case of Scott Dekraai, who has been charged in the worst mass killing in the county’s history.
An Orange County judge ruled on Monday that prosecutors could not use statements made in jail by convicted mass killer Scott Dekraai during the penalty phase of his trial.
The makers of OxyContin, as well as other prescription drugs that are considered potentially dangerous and addictive, are the targets of Orange County District Attorney Anthony Rackauckas, who alleged they duped doctors into believing the benefits of time-released, semi-synthetic opioids outweighed the risks.
A Bell Gardens man who allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter and sexually assaulted her for a decade was charged Thursday, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.
Aleksandar Apostolovic, 26, is charged with one felony count each of murder, aggravated assault on a peace officer and hit-and-run causing death or permanent injury, among other charges.
The Garden Grove Police Department is asking the Orange County DA’s office to review the case of a 31-year-old man who died of a heart attack after they say he attacked and punched paramedics.
SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — An Irvine man was charged Tuesday with hit-and-run and child abuse in connection with a Halloween night incident that left his 21-year-old girlfriend dead and a 13-month-old child injured. Francisco Javier […]
A 48-year-old man serving a life sentence was released Monday over the objections of prosecutors under a new law that gives judges more leeway in the three-strikes law.
Rossmoor woman has backed up allegations of child neglect and sexual abuse in the home of Nadya Suleman, known as “Octomom.”
Two nannies who worked for Nadya Suleman claim they witnessed child neglect and sexual abuse in her La Habra home, CBS2 reported Thursday.
A 29-year-old San Diego woman was arrested Thursday on charges of killing a motorist after crashing into her at 80 mph.
A 53-year-old Anaheim man was sentenced to one year in jail and placed on probation for four years Friday for setting up a methamphetamine lab in the home where he lived with his 87-year-old aunt.
A police security camera may shed light on what happened during the beating of a homeless man by Fullerton police officers, but the Orange County District Attorney’s Office won’t release the video.